College of Fine Arts and Design

The Mission of the School of Music is leading in musical excellence through transformative teaching, performing and scholarly activity.

The University of Central Oklahoma's School of Music is recognized nationwide as one of Oklahoma's foremost institutions for preparing professional musicians in all fields due to the following:

  • High academic and performance standards

  • Gifted faculty of conductors, studio teachers, composers, historians, theorists, music educators, scholars and administrators

  • The University of Central Oklahoma is an accredited member by the National Association of Schools of Music

  • Variety of instrumental ensembles, choral groups, opera groups and musical theatre troupes that travel nationally and internationally

  • Opportunities to provide music for professional venues, schools, conventions and on the UCO campus

  • Alumni are staffed nationwide in public schools and universities as well as performing with recognized musical theater companies, opera companies, service bands, orchestras, leading jazz ensembles and recording studios throughout the country

The School of Music maintains a high level of commitment to its students, alumni and musical community; it is dedicated to assisting them in meeting the challenges of an ever-broadening and diversifying musical world.

Thank you for visiting the School of Music at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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The University of Central Oklahoma has recently been identified as one of the great value colleges for undergraduate music majors ranked as #22. 
The ranking was created based on U.S. News & World Report rankings combined with information from the NCES College Navigator database. Visit the link and read more by clicking here or on the icon above.